台中廢墟：千越大樓重建未知數 Abandoned Taichung: Qianyue Building Redevelopment Uncertain
位於台中火車站附近，有44年歷史的千越大樓，80年代遊客如織，但2005年一場大火後被廢棄多年。現在大樓大部分都散布着街頭藝術家噴繪的彩色塗鴉。業權人在保留外殼或拆除重建仍未有共識，規劃仍是未知數。… Continue reading
Located near Taichung Railway Station, the 44-year-old Qianyue Building has large department stores, restaurants, night clubs, and karaoke in the 1980s. Tourists abound, but it was abandoned for many years after a fire in 2005. Most of the building is now strewn with colorful graffiti spray-painted by various street artists.
The Taichung city government is nearing completion of the “Xinsheng Green Waterway Corridor”, which will renovate a 610-meter irrigation canal to create a tourist attraction and economically beneficial river bank. The authorities are wary to have an abandoned Qianyue Building still standing on the riverfront.
However, there is still no consensus on the dispute between the landlord and the building owner in retaining the shell or dismantling and rebuilding. The plans had been changed several times and are still uncertain.